Geotech Portable Turbidity Meter
- White light source meets EPA Method 180.1
- Shockproof, waterproof, and floats in water - even with the lid open
- Integrated data logger stores up to 1000 data sets
|82100005||Portable turbidity meter kit (EPA Method 180.1), includes calibration standards & economy case|
|Drop ships from manufacturer|
|82100003||Portable turbidity meter kit (EPA Method 180.1), includes calibration standards & field case|
|Drop ships from manufacturer|
Geotech's Portable Turbidity Meter offers great precision, repeatability and ease of use in a low cost extremely robust portable/laboratory instrument. Data points from field sample events can be stored to memory and transferred to computer or other storage device.
Turbidity Meters provide fluid clarity insight by shining light onto a sample and measuring the amount of light scattered by suspended particles in the fluid.
- (1) Turbidity meter
- (1) Case with custom cut foam
- (4) Primary calibration standards: 0.10, 20, 100, 800 NTU
- (1) Lint-free cloth
- (2) Sample vials
- (4) AA batteries
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